Linkage of Agricultural Research and Extension in Paraguay - Interview to Key Actors -

파라과이 농업연구와 지도의 연계 - 핵심 담당자 인터뷰 -

  • Received : 2016.05.15
  • Accepted : 2016.06.20
  • Published : 2016.06.30


The linkages between agricultural research and extension are important to enhance farmers' competence. The objectives of the study were to explore the linkage between research and extension for the family farm. Data including quantitative and qualitative were obtained from the key actors about the public management regarding linkage which were the method, the topic of the agricultural technology dissemination, and the agricultural research topics. Results show that the main structural problems of the agricultural technology dissemination were technical support services, credit services, and farm planning and infrastructure deficit. Furthermore, as for the topics or content of agricultural technology dissemination, organic agriculture, soil management and conservation, agricultural credit, organizational strengthening, marketing, participatory research, dissemination of technology, equipment, infrastructure and agricultural mechanization were preferred.


agricultural research and extension;Paraguay


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